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IT Project Manager (Mergers & Acquisitions)

SAP

SAP

IT, Operations
Sofia, Bulgaria
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

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The development center of SAP in Bulgaria plays a key role in the defining and developing of the SAP Business Technology Platform. With its more than 1400 professionals, SAP Labs Bulgaria also has strong contributions toward life-cycle management, user interface & user experience across the broader portfolio of SAP products and has recently welcomed new teams focusing on business applications. For its 24-year history, the company has established itself as a preferred employer in the IT sector in Bulgaria

The development center of SAP in Bulgaria plays a key role in the defining and developing of the SAP Business Technology Platform. With its more than 1400 professionals, SAP Labs Bulgaria also has strong contributions toward life-cycle management, user interface & user experience across the broader portfolio of SAP products and has recently welcomed new teams focusing on business applications. For its 24-year history, the company has established itself as a preferred employer in the IT sector in Bulgaria

YOUR FUTURE ROLE:

We are looking for an experienced M&A IT Project Manager (PM) to secure the success of the planning and execution of SAP’s M&A transactions, including post-merger integrations and carve-outs.


The Role:

Reporting to the Head of M&A Compliance IT EMEA, the M&A IT PM will act as trusted senior program manager and focus on securing the success of SAP M&A IT programs & solutions:

  • Manage initiatives in the area of M&A IT strategy and execution for SAP CPIT (Corporate Process and Information Technology) in the role of a senior M&A IT Program Manager. This includes creation and consolidation of regular status reporting, coordination of stakeholders, communication, resource management and staffing, and the creation & orchestration of project and program timelines and cut over plans.
  • Serve as a trusted partner and mentor to ensure the successful execution of IT post-merger integration projects and programs to integrate business processes and applications of acquired companies into SAP’s IT application landscape as well as the support of divestiture initiatives.
  • Foster continuous improvements in evaluation, planning and execution of M&A projects, including the evolution of related teams, processes and technologies
  • Drive stakeholder engagement across the related executive leadership board areas as well as on operational teams level
  • Execute and support of key strategic initiatives with focus on M&A IT and technology enhancements
  • Support decision-making processes for the senior management, implementation and communication of resolution including coordination of board related presentation
  • Orchestrate delivery, value flow and collaboration in classical or agile projects, including alignments with business stakeholders, architecture and internal as well as external delivery teams
  • Align execution and release plans across programs, Agile Release Trains and Product Teams through agreed-upon program increment objectives
  • Encourage collaboration between teams to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
  • Support evolving our governance, including standards, processes and tools in e.g. organization, risk/continuity, quality, project management, change, trainings, KPI and measurement areas as well as key stakeholder communications


YOUR PROFILE

  • We are looking for a highly professional team player with excellent coordination, communication and interpersonal skills and a steady ambition in building relationships with professionals of all organizational levels.
  • 5+ years of proven track record in leading M&A IT projects, IT projects or strategic/transformation projects
  • 5+ years of applied excellent knowledge of SAP technology and business processes with a strong customer/value focus
  • Very high proficiency in M&A transactions, such as mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and carve-outs
  • Very strong IT project management skills, any Project Management certification is a plus.
  • High affinity and ideally practical work experience and certified in scaled agile delivery
  • Very strong affinity to drive change through technology and engage in global diverse teams, combined with a high sense of responsibility in task delivery and result orientation
  • Master’s degree in computer engineering, business administration or similar degree in a relevant field of expertise
  • Excellent knowledge of English in speaking and writing as well as excellent teamwork skills


ABOUT THE TEAM, BRAND & LINE OF BUSINESS:

As part of Product, Data and Technology (PDT) team, the M&A IT CoE team contributes to SAP's strategy by execution of Post Merger Integration and Divestiture initiatives.

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their age, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, age, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, et al), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or disability.
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Requisition ID: 396884 | Work Area: Information Technology | Expected Travel: 0 - 10% | Career Status: Professional | Employment Type: Regular Full Time | Additional Locations: #LI-Hybrid.